Dinara started to play chess at the age of 5. Since then, she has found a lot of success in her chess career. Her achievements include winning the World Youth Champion under 14, 18; winning the World Junior Champion under 20; becaming the Asian Women Vice-Champion, bronze medalist at the Asian Indoor Games; she is a multiple champion of Kazakhstan; and she is a member of the National Team. Currently she is 17th in the World women ranking list. Outside of chess, Dinara is a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador.